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South Korean Prosecutors to Seek Arrest Warrant for Park Geun-hye18m Updated South Korean Prosecutors to Seek Arrest Warrant for Park Geun-hye
The Wall Street Journal
South Korean prosecutors will seek an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye, just 17 days after she was removed from office as part of a wide-ranging political scandal that triggered her impeachment.
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After Protecting Sharks, New Pressure to Protect Humans22m Updated After Protecting Sharks, New Pressure to Protect Humans
The Wall Street Journal
Australia spends millions of dollars to shield itself from shark attacks after its conservation efforts boost the population.
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45m Trump notches his 13th golf course visit
CNN
President Donald Trump headed to one of his golf courses again Sunday, marking his 13th visit to one since taking office and the eighth consecutive weekend he has spent at properties bearing his name.
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South Korean Prosecutors Seek to Arrest Park Geun-hye53m South Korean Prosecutors Seek to Arrest Park Geun-hye
The New York Times
Prosecutors requested a warrant for Ms. Park, who was removed from office as South Korea’s president this month, on charges of bribery and abuse of power.
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1h 6m Samurai history captured on camera
CNN
Everything is not what it seems in Everett Kennedy Brown's captivating photographic series on Japan's samurai.
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Thousands Across Russia Protest Corruption1h 52m Updated Thousands Across Russia Protest Corruption
The Wall Street Journal
Demonstrators took to the streets of cities across Russia to protest official corruption in the most significant challenge to President Vladimir Putin in years. Opposition figure Alexei Navalny was detained in Moscow.
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2h How these photographs preserve samurai history
CNN
Everything is not what it seems in Everett Kennedy Brown's captivating photographic series on Japan's samurai.
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3h Updated Would you drink foie gras vodka or blue cheese cognac?
CNN
As Shuzo Nagumo slides a martini glass across the bar the smell of sandalwood fills the air.
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After Terror Attack, a British City Linked to Jihadis Winces and Asks Why3h Updated After Terror Attack, a British City Linked to Jihadis Winces and Asks Why
The New York Times
Birmingham, England’s second-largest city, has become known as a recruiting ground. Muslim residents resent the stigma but acknowledge the problem.
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3h Captivating portraits of modern-day samurai
CNN
Everything is not what it seems in Everett Kennedy Brown's captivating photographic series on Japan's samurai.
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Iraq Military Contradicts Claim U.S. Airstrike Killed Civilians3h Updated Iraq Military Contradicts Claim U.S. Airstrike Killed Civilians
The Wall Street Journal
The Iraqi military said Sunday a blast that killed scores of civilians in western Mosul was triggered by an Islamic State booby trap, contradicting local officials and residents who claimed a U.S.-led coalition airstrike caused the deaths.
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3h Updated Frida Ghitis: How my laptop and I handled travel under Trump
CNN
I was in the United Arab Emirates when the US government announced new restrictions on carrying electronics onto certain flights from the Middle East to the United States.
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Bulgaria’s Ex-Premier Nears Return to Power in a Key Election for Europe4h Bulgaria’s Ex-Premier Nears Return to Power in a Key Election for Europe
The New York Times
The result was seen as a sign that Bulgarians still see their future lying more with the European Union and less with Russia.
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Brexit Threatens to Stir Old Political Currents in Northern Ireland4h Brexit Threatens to Stir Old Political Currents in Northern Ireland
The Wall Street Journal
The strains in Northern Irish politics today are as great as at any time since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement—and Brexit is to blame.
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4h Updated Putin critic detained in tense protests
CNN
Protesters took to the streets in Moscow on Sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across Russia.
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Conservative Protesters in Brazil Tilt Further Right as Turnout Thins4h Conservative Protesters in Brazil Tilt Further Right as Turnout Thins
The New York Times
The number of protesters at demonstrations has dwindled since the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, but their demands have hardened.
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Protesters Gather in 99 Cities Across Russia; Top Putin Critic Is Arrested4h Updated Protesters Gather in 99 Cities Across Russia; Top Putin Critic Is Arrested
The New York Times
Aleksei Navalny was arrested in Moscow in a protest that was among rallies in dozens of cities across Russia.
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5h Updated 14 at large after tunnel prison break
CNN
Sixteen of 29 inmates are still on the run after they made an audacious escape by tunneling underneath a Mexican prison wall, authorities said.
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5h Six Aid Workers Are Killed in South Sudan Ambush
The New York Times
The latest in a series of attacks on humanitarian workers is the deadliest since the country’s civil war began in 2013.
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5h Updated US-led airstrike on truck bomb killed civilians, Iraqi official says
CNN
The Iraqi military says it has pulled dozens of dead bodies from the rubble of a home in Mosul after allegations emerged that around 200 civilians had been killed in airstrikes in the area over several days.
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6h Updated GOP shake-up: Rep. quits power bloc
CNN
Rep. Ted Poe announced Sunday he has resigned from the conservative House Freedom Caucus over its opposition to the Republican health care plan.
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7h Updated 16 at large after tunnel prison break
CNN
Sixteen of 29 inmates are still on the run after they made an audacious escape by tunneling underneath a Mexican prison wall, authorities said.
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7h Updated Sherrilyn Ifill: Call white supremacy by its name: Terrorism
CNN
This week a 28-year-old white supremacist traveled to New York for the express purpose of killing a black man. Any black man.
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NATO Official Sounds Alarm on Russia Libya Role8h NATO Official Sounds Alarm on Russia Libya Role
The Wall Street Journal
Russia’s role in Libya is causing growing concern at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a senior official said, with the Kremlin appearing to throw its support behind Gen. Khalifa Haftar, a rival of the United Nations-backed coalition government in Tripoli.
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Angela Merkel’s Re-election Bid Is Buoyed by Widely Watched State Election8h Updated Angela Merkel’s Re-election Bid Is Buoyed by Widely Watched State Election
The New York Times
Exit polls and partial results from Sunday’s vote in tiny Saarland indicated that the German chancellor’s Christian Democrats had won about 40 percent of the vote.
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Bangladeshi Assault Kills 2 Militants but Fails to End Standoff9h Bangladeshi Assault Kills 2 Militants but Fails to End Standoff
The New York Times
The violent three-day confrontation in the northeastern city of Sylhet has left six other people dead, including two police officers, and injured 43.
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10h Chaos on mall escalator
CNN
An escalator at a Hong Kong shopping mall suddenly reversed, sending passengers tumbling. At least 18 people were injured in the incident, according to CCTV.
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10h Mosul: 61 bodies pulled from debris in Iraq as airstrikes probed
CNN
The Iraqi military says it has pulled dozens of dead bodies from the rubble of a home in Mosul after allegations emerged that around 200 civilians had been killed in airstrikes in the area over several days.
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10h Updated 6 aid workers killed in South Sudan
CNN
Six aid workers were killed in an ambush in South Sudan on Saturday, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for the country said.
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10h Updated Nightclub shooting: 1 dead, 14 hurt
CNN
One person was killed and 14 others injured during a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati early Sunday, police said.
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Key Putin Opponent Arrested in Moscow During Anti-Corruption Protests11h Key Putin Opponent Arrested in Moscow During Anti-Corruption Protests
The New York Times
Aleksei Navalny was arrested in Moscow in a protest that was among rallies in dozens of cities across Russia.
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Coalition: We are witnessing defeat of IS in Mosul11h Coalition: We are witnessing defeat of IS in Mosul
Sky News
Islamic State is being defeated in the Iraqi city of Mosul, a spokesman for the US-backed coalition has told Sky News.
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Bolzano Journal: Who Killed the Iceman? Clues Emerge in a Very Cold Case13h Bolzano Journal: Who Killed the Iceman? Clues Emerge in a Very Cold Case
The New York Times
Using a wealth of new scientific information, a seasoned homicide detective has developed a theory in a death 5,300 years ago.
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13h Updated Moscow protest in sight of Kremlin
CNN
Protesters took to the streets in Moscow on Sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across Russia.
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Angela Merkel’s Fate May Be Reflected in Vote by Small German State13h Angela Merkel’s Fate May Be Reflected in Vote by Small German State
The New York Times
Saarland is almost the smallest of Germany’s 16 states, but its election on Sunday carries big implications for the future of the chancellor.
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14h Updated Mosul: Iraqi military pull 61 bodies from debris as airstrikes probed
CNN
The Iraqi military says it has pulled dozens of dead bodies from the rubble of a home in Mosul after allegations emerged that around 200 civilians had been killed in airstrikes in the area over several days.
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Dam safety warnings spark Raqqa confusion14h Dam safety warnings spark Raqqa confusion
Sky News
Residents have been told to leave Raqqa by Islamic State following warnings that a nearby dam could collapse.
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Iran Slaps Sanctions on 15 U.S. Companies15h Iran Slaps Sanctions on 15 U.S. Companies
The Wall Street Journal
Iran sanctioned 15 American companies in retaliation for restrictions that the Trump administration imposed on companies and people allegedly connected with its ballistic-missile program.
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16h Updated Pig-masked burglar hits Vegas jewelry store
CNN
At least three well-dressed masked burglars, carrying sledgehammers, smashed their way into a high-end jewelry store early Saturday at one of Las Vegas' most luxurious hotels.
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16h Analyst: Worst start to a presidency?
CNN
The panel discusses fallout from the House Republican health care bill failure.
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16h When a President Says, ‘I’ll Kill You’
The New York Times
On the streets of Manila, the body count rises daily as journalists document the crusade of President Rodrigo Duterte.
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16h Updated First female HK leader chosen by pro-Beijing committee
CNN
A tiny election committee, drawn mostly from Hong Kong's elite, will choose the city's next leader Sunday, amid planned protests and a large-scale police operation.
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London Attacker Khalid Masood Led Itinerant Life Punctuated by Violence16h Updated London Attacker Khalid Masood Led Itinerant Life Punctuated by Violence
The Wall Street Journal
On Tuesday, Khalid Masood ate a takeout kebab for dinner and spent his last night alive alone in a small, budget hotel in an English seaside town. In the morning he checked out, drove to London and went on a rampage.
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17h China Bars Professor at Australian University From Leaving, Lawyer Says
The New York Times
Feng Chongyi, an Australian permanent resident who has criticized Beijing’s clampdown on dissent, was being questioned in Guangzhou as a suspected national security threat, his lawyer said.
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Blasts Kill at Least Six as Troops Battle Militants in Bangladesh17h Blasts Kill at Least Six as Troops Battle Militants in Bangladesh
The Wall Street Journal
At least six people, including two policemen, have died in explosions in eastern Bangladesh as troops battle suspected militants holed up with an ammunitions cache, police said.
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18h Las Vegas Strip shut down after shooting
CNN
Part of the Las Vegas Strip was shut down Saturday as police investigated a shooting that sent at least one person to the hospital. Police surrounded a bus as they investigated the shooting, Officer Larry Hadfield told CNN. "There is no credible information that there is a second suspect and no other victims have been located, " Hadfield said.
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18h Updated Perfect start: Vettel beats Hamilton in Australian GP
CNN
Sebastian Vettel got his 2017 F1 season off to the perfect start with victory at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
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Vettel beats Hamilton in first race of season18h Vettel beats Hamilton in first race of season
Sky News
Sebastian Vettel has beaten Lewis Hamilton in the first race of the Formula One season in Australia.
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Carrie Lam Wins Vote to Become Hong Kong’s Next Leader18h Updated Carrie Lam Wins Vote to Become Hong Kong’s Next Leader
The New York Times
Mrs. Lam, Beijing’s preferred candidate in the race, won 777 out of 1,163 votes cast. She defeated John Tsang, a former finance secretary who polls indicated was more popular with the public.
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18h Did US strikes cause civilian deaths?
CNN
The US military conducted airstrikes at a location in western Mosul more than a week ago where there were allegations of civilian casualties, US Central Command said Saturday.
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18h Updated Nightclub shooting: 1 killed, 14 injured
CNN
One person was killed and 14 others injured during a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati early Sunday, police said.
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Merkel Faces Test in Closely Watched Saarland State Election19h Updated Merkel Faces Test in Closely Watched Saarland State Election
The Wall Street Journal
Voters in Saarland, one of Germany’s smallest states, were going to the polls in an election that is drawing unusual attention as a test of sentiment ahead of a national vote in September.
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Uber halts driverless car tests after smash19h Uber halts driverless car tests after smash
Sky News
Uber has suspended its self-driving car programme after a crash involving one of its vehicles.
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Flynn Said to Discuss With Turkey Removing Erdogan Foe From U.S.19h Updated Flynn Said to Discuss With Turkey Removing Erdogan Foe From U.S.
The Wall Street Journal
Ex-CIA Director James Woolsey says he attended a September meeting where other participants, including then-Trump adviser Mike Flynn, talked of moving Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey without going through U.S. extradition process.
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U.S. Airstrike Kills al Qaeda Leader in Afghanistan20h Updated U.S. Airstrike Kills al Qaeda Leader in Afghanistan
The Wall Street Journal
Qari Yasin allegedly plotted multiple al Qaeda-affiliated attacks, according to the Pentagon, including a 2008 bombing on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, that killed two U.S. servicemen and dozens of civilians.
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21h Updated Australian GP: Vettel beats Hamilton
CNN
Sebastian Vettel got his 2017 F1 season off to the perfect start with victory at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
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21h Updated First female Hong Kong leader chosen by pro-Beijing committee
CNN
A tiny election committee, drawn mostly from Hong Kong's elite, will choose the city's next leader Sunday, amid planned protests and a large-scale police operation.
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Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds remembered22h Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds remembered
Sky News
The lives of Star Wars star Carrie Fisher and her actress mother Debbie Reynolds have been celebrated at a public memorial.
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Greece Receives Three Bids in Long-Running Port Saga22h Greece Receives Three Bids in Long-Running Port Saga
The Wall Street Journal
Greece has received three binding bids for a majority stake in its second-largest port in Thessaloniki, the state privatizations agency said, as the country tries to privatize parts of its infrastructure to meet bailout terms.
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23h Updated Decision day in HK: 0.01% of population choose next leader
CNN
A tiny election committee, drawn mostly from Hong Kong's elite, will choose the city's next leader Sunday, amid planned protests and a large-scale police operation.
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23h Updated Al Qaeda leader behind deadly Pakistan bombing killed: US
CNN
A US airstrike in southeast Afghanistan killed an al Qaeda leader responsible for the suicide attack on the Marriott Hotel in Pakistan, the Pentagon said.
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Carrie Lam Wins Election to Become Hong Kong’s Next Leader23h Carrie Lam Wins Election to Become Hong Kong’s Next Leader
The New York Times
Mrs. Lam, Beijing’s preferred candidate in the race, won more than half of the votes cast. She defeated John Tsang, a former finance secretary who polls indicated was more popular with the public.
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Gunman opens fire on bus on Las Vegas Strip23h Gunman opens fire on bus on Las Vegas Strip
Sky News
One person has been killed and another injured after a gunman opened fire on on a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip.
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